How do you react when an unpleasant memory pops up on your phone?

How do you react when an unpleasant memory pops up on your phone?

Have you ever thought you forgave someone and then had a picture pop up on your phone or Facebook with a memory you would rather forget? How did that affect you? Did you swallow hard with a lump in your throat? Did you relive that bad memory—the words, the lies, the...
Does holding onto the past make today better?

Does holding onto the past make today better?

Have you ever thought about that? I think dwelling on the past, especially past mistakes, can be an automatic, a default mechanism—at least for some of us. You can learn a lot about your thought tendencies and where they come from by reading “Personality Plus” by...
When perfect parenting doesn’t happen

When perfect parenting doesn’t happen

Have you ever thought or said any of these things? “I am so stupid!” “What an idiot I am!” “I can’t believe I just said that!” “I’m not a good parent.” You try to be the perfect parent. And if you’re a single mom, you’re doing it all alone. You’re tired and worn out,...
2022-What’s your resolution?

2022-What’s your resolution?

  Do you make New Year’s resolutions, only to break them within a week or two? What do you resolve to do this year? If you look at the ads on social media and the products in stores, the new year seems to be about the new you–new diet, new workouts,...
No place to call home

No place to call home

Owning your home is part of the American dream. But for nearly half of single mom families, that isn’t going to happen. In fact, many don’t even have a place to rent. Hope for Single Moms gets at least three heartbreaking calls a week from single moms...
Welcome Jennifer!

Welcome Jennifer!

Hope for Single Moms greatly values the input of women who traversed single mommying alone. Jennifer is one of these courageous moms! It is with sincere gratitude and excitement we announce that Jennifer Feuerstein has accepted a position on the board of Hope for...
Time to think about Christmas!!

Time to think about Christmas!!

Are you still wondering what your children will dress up as? I know you’re probably just thinking about Halloween costumes and candy. But NOW is the time to think Christmas gifts! I know! But I also know you moms want to give your kids gifts and things that they want....
Back to school!

Back to school!

For your children! For you? Wait! What? It’s that time when children are preparing to go back to school. And yes, it looks like children will be in a physical classroom this year. How does that make you feel? I’m guessing it’s a mixture of relief and...
A life apart from parenting

A life apart from parenting

Did you respond to the title with, “I don’t have one!” Or, “Is there such a thing?” If so, this blog is for you!! So, let me ask you a question. Why did you respond the way you did? It’s because you want to be the best mom ever for...
Don’t miss the event of 2021!

Don’t miss the event of 2021!

Who is your favorite Disney princess? Or perhaps your favorite is a real life princess, like Diana, Kate or Megan. At Hope for Single Moms, donors and volunteers help single moms create their own Cinderella story! How’s that? By walking alongside them on their...